Seventh Son: The Tales of Alvin Maker
American Library Association "Best Books for Young Adults"
From the author of Ender's Game, an unforgettable story about young Alvin Maker: the seventh son of a seventh son. Born into an alternative frontier America where life is hard and folk magic is real, Alvin is gifted with the power. He must learn to use his gift wisely. But dark forces are arrayed against Alvin, and only a young girl with second sight can protect him.
Includes an excerpt of Orson Scott Card's new novel, THE LOST GATE!
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - turtlesleap - LibraryThing
A story of 19th Century America-as-it-might-have-been, and of a little boy who is born the 7th son of a 7th son and with the potential to be a great power against the "unmaker" of the universe. The ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - buffalogr - LibraryThing
This book presents an alternate-history account of a nineteenth-century America in which magic is a potent force, the Brits quelled the revolution and the Indian plays a significant role. Our hero ... Read full review